A longitudinal view of triggers and thresholds of suicidal behavior in depression.

@article{Pezawas2002ALV,
  title={A longitudinal view of triggers and thresholds of suicidal behavior in depression.},
  author={Lukas Pezawas and Mara Stamenkovic and Reinhold Jagsch and Sandra Ackerl and Christine Putz and Barbara Stelzer and Rebecca R Moffat and Shird Schindler and Harald Aschauer and Siegfried Kasper},
  journal={The Journal of clinical psychiatry},
  year={2002},
  volume={63 10},
  pages={866-73}
}
BACKGROUND Recurrent brief depressive disorder (RBD) and major depressive disorder (MDD) share the same diagnostic picture of full-blown depression and are both associated with increased suicide attempt rates. However, longitudinal diagnostic shifts from RBD to MDD or vice versa, called "combined depression" (CD), have demonstrated a substantially higher risk of suicide attempts in epidemiologic and clinical studies. Following the stress-diathesis model of suicidal behavior, we compared… CONTINUE READING

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